Americus has a general population of 17,013 and an overall student population of 5,465. Approximately 2,562 of Americus's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
South Georgia Technical College is the largest small business school in Americus, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Small Business program at South Georgia Technical College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a small business certificate in Americus. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,375 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Americus small business schools was an average of $9,175 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $870 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,485.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Americus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 40 small business professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Americus area. The number of small business professionals in Americus is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Americus is $72,760 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.